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About us

The Hodler Group, which was founded two decades ago by professional investors, is a significant player in the Central Eastern European and Western Balkan agri-food industry.

Where are we present?

The operations of the Group with nearly 40 subsidiaries are primarily focused on Hungary, Romania and Serbia, but it has stakes in almost all countries in the aforementioned region and in Asia, South America and the African continent as well.

Portfolio

Talent development programs

Agro Consulting Club

Agrovirtus

GTK

Values

Partnership

The business group believes in a carefully considered but dynamic growth supported by building on stable partnerships.

Expertise

From our point of view, the key to success lies behind a well-qualified professional staff and management together with up-to-date and deep knowledge of the industry.

Expertise

Long-term strategy

We aim to build such a sustainable portfolio that not only withstands today’s grand challenges, but also remains competitive and creates value in the long run.

Support

we are beyond proud of our exceptional talent management programs in which hundreds of university students take part. We are convinced that the future of the industry is in the hands of well-trained, young talents.

Support

People

Miklós Kerezsi

Chairman of the board

Miklós Kerezsi is the chairman of the board of the Hodler Group, which were established to manage international agri-food investments.

Business activity

Since 2006, he has been developing and managing his own agri-food portfolio.

Besides Hungary, he is mainly active in Romania and Serbia, but has interests in several other countries. The Hodler Group invests in grain trade (East Grain Group), fodder production (UBM Feed Romania), agricultural informatics (AgroVIR), industrial cleaning and detergent production (Chem-System), wine and spirit retail (Crush Distribution), fruit processing (H&S Fruits) and plastic industry (Star-Plus).

Early life and education

After receiving an agricultural engineer qualification, he started his career at Szabolcs Gabona Holding Zrt. in 1996. From that point on, he had been rapidly climbing the corporate ladder and soon moved to controlling foreign investments.

Talent management

He is the founder and co-founder of several university talent programs like the GTK Business Consulting Club, the Agro Consulting Club as well as the AgroVirtus agri-focused case study competition and talent management program.

Foundations

Member of the board of trustees and the supervisory board of the Jövő Nemzedék Földje Foundation, which is responsible for the asset management of the State Stud-Farm Estate of Mezőhegyes. Member of the board of trustees of the Mosoly Foundation, which provides free-of-charge psychological therapy programs and positive experience programs for children who suffer from chronic disease.

Alpár Kiss

CFO, Partner

Alpár Kiss is the chief financial officer of the Hodler Group. He has been assisting the corporate activity as a Partner since 2022. Furthermore, he takes on the investment director role for Hodler Asset Management.

Early life and education

He studied at Babeș–Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca between 2012 and 2017. After completing BSc in Banking and Finance BSc, he earned a diploma in Business and Management Msc. He started his career as an analyst at Concorde Group, then returned to his alma mater as a lecturer teaching corporate finance, mathematics, insurance, and investment decisions. He has been involved in the work of the Hodler Group since 2017.

Talent management

At the beginning of his university studies, he joined the GTK Business Consulting Club, which he still actively supports today as a coordinator and lecturer. The experience he gained within the program had a remarkable impact on his career path. He believes in the significance of talent management and stands by the power of professional humbleness.

Contact us

SITE

Budapest, Alkotás street 53 D. building. 5. floor, 1123

PHONE NUMBER

+36 20 394 4833